The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.87% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 4.55% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
Median daily rate £275 £246 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% +20.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £200 £175
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £11.04 £16.00 £47.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% -66.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.51 £13.20 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £74.80 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
271 483 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 19.04% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 280 270
Median daily rate £450 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Berkshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +3 3 £275 +28.65%
Slough +8 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Statistics
6 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
6 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas
6 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) Netcool
7 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) MS Access
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Support
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) Netcool
2 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 1 (9.09%) Meridio
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp